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Perspectives on Similarity in Design

Eckert, C. M.; Earl, C. F. // 2002
New designs are examined in the context of existing designs. General features of similarity are outlined. Similarities are distinguished according to both the type of design activity and the type ...

Product Development On The Fast Track

Burchardt, C.; Göttsch, N. // 2002
Product lifecycle management (PLM) focuses on the efficient utilization of existing know-how and resources. The challenges faced by car manufacturers are by no means new: They need to introduce ...

Product development: a postgraduate approach

Medland, A.J. // 2002
he programme should be truly a pan-European with students participating in global projects through exchanges and remote working techniques, with final assessment through the presentation of ...

Simulating Design for Production: The University of Botswana Experience

Khumomotse, S. M.; M'Rithaa, M. K. // 2002
There is substantial consensus among today’s manufacturers that integration between design and manufacturing is a prerequisite for competing in a global economy. Whereas industry is often responsive ...

The Electronic Control Ignition and Fuel Injection System for Formula Student Racer Engine

Kegl, B.; Pehan, S. // 2002
In this paper some aspects of the Formula S project, team and racing car is briefly presented. Attention is focused on the air and fuel supply of engine. The intake manifold is planed from the ...

The Evaluation of Costs Related to Safety of Mechanical Systems in Design Stages

Fargnoli, M.; Pighini, U. // 2002
Cost is a factor having a great influence on the properties of any Mechanical System, limiting in a significant way designers’ and manufacturers’ choices, who are always limited in their choices. It ...

The Guideline "Design for Upgrading" as a Medium for Sustainable Design

Lindemann, U.; Mörtl, M.; Hessling, T.; Hutterer, P. // 2002
This paper is about the topic to prolong the service life of capital goods - with a special focus to Upgrading. The processes occurring during the generation of a product should be systematically ...

Upgrading a CAD System with Expert System

Kaiba, P.; Prebil, I.; Novak, A. // 2002
The article describes an expert system which is fully adapted to computer aided development of products in mechanical engineering and is based upon feature technology. It supplements the features of ...

Vibration Analysis of Vacuum Cleaner Motors

Tavcar, J.; Duhovnik, J. // 2002
Once a product is developed and its manufacture begins, its level of excellence immediately starts decreasing due to other competitive products on the market. Its life on the market can be prolonged ...


Bikker, Henk; van Till, Roelf // 1998
The paradigm of the Order Entry Point recognizes the necessity of anticipating the external needs from the market and the internal needs from design and manufacturing, to act partly on prognosis and ...


Schachinger, Peter // 1997
Among engineering designers, interest has increased for some years in integrating several functions into one component (parts count reduction). On the other hand, a component will be to costly to ...


Eric Lutters, A. H.; Streppel, Huub Kals // 1997
Manufacturing tasks and their mutual interactions can be described based on a reference model. A specific model, the Manufacturing Engineering Reference Model, is described here, and using the model ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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